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  • n. Plural form of roving.


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  • For automotive application, approximately 50,000 of these individual filaments are bundled into so-called rovings or heavy tows and wound, prior to further processing.


  • But at the end of his "rovings" the hero ultimately attains to a synthesis of Jewish nationalism and European progress, and ends by sacrificing his life while defending his brethren during the Odessa pogrom of 1871.

    History of the Jews in Russia and Poland. Volume II From the death of Alexander I. until the death of Alexander III. (1825-1894)

  • Thus, as a sample of my rovings: In a single interval of fifteen minutes of subconsciousness, I have crawled and bellowed in the slime of the primeval world and sat beside Haasfurther and cleaved the twentieth-century air in a gas-driven monoplane.

    Chapter 6

  • They raise Icelandic sheep and sell ewes and rams (to other entrepreneurs), packaged meat (various cuts of lamb), and raw fleece, together with rovings and a small selection of hand-spun yarn.

    The Rolls-Royce of Sheep | clusterflock

  • I've already burned through the exciting handpainted rovings that I picked up at Black Sheep:

    Tour de Fleece!

  • We're about to move and the place is a disaster, so I'll probably manage to save the rovings until Tour de Fleece.....maaaaybe.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Some rovings, oo la la: "That Minty Fresh Feeling"

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I remember their rovings being bigger, though... maybe they're just braiding them more densely.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • For her hand spun yarn she gets most of her materials through the Sheep Shed Studio, which sells mill end rovings.

    Yearn Worthy Yarn: Crafty

  • CJ Kopec Creations - Beautiful custom blended rovings.

    Artifacts: Caution! You are Entering a Go Spin Zone.


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